Tag Archives - religious freedom

Shaped by the Cross

So, you are a Christian? Congratulations! You belong to the faith where you are expected to suffer in this life.

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Is There Hope for America?

It is ultimately the Lord, Scripture teaches, Who causes kingdoms to rise and fall; the Potter shapes the clay. And irrespective of their form of government, He blesses when He sees fit, allows bad things to happen and wicked men to prosper, in order to drive people to repentance and faith.

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The Lutheran Witness — Providing Missouri Synod laypeople with stories and information that
complement congregational life, foster personal growth in faith, and help interpret the
contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.

Wheaton College gets pass on contraception mandate

The Supreme Court offers a further sign that it favors letting employers with religious objections avoid the Obama administration’s so-called contraception mandate.

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The Wait Is Over

Today is not an end to a discussion. It simply emboldens us to do what we do best as Lutherans.

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Synod to provide resources for monthly emphases

The resources will be available free to districts, congregations and schools to use at any time during the month.

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Religious-rights watchdog: Pakistan, Syria among worst offenders


One of the nation’s leading champions of religious freedom implores the Obama administration to add Pakistan and Syria to the list of nations that most egregiously violate religious rights.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.